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defies a fragile economy and high unemployment to win the election, telling the american people the best is yet to come. >> appeals from angela merkel to her european partners -- an end to the eurozone debt crisis will require more unity. >> and a parliamentary vote on another round of austerity cuts in greece. >> thanks for joining us. barack obama has won his second term in office as president of the united states, but his celebrations will be short-lived as the multitude of urgent issues on his desk draws him back to work without delay. >> the first order of business will be to negotiate a new budget deal in congress by the end of the year. otherwise, and harsh plan of spending cuts and tax increases are due to go into effect. we will hear more about that later on in the show, but first, a look back at how things play out on election night in the u.s. >> his face said it all -- president barack obama had to fight hard to keep his job in a tough race against his republican challenger, but once the result was clear, his first message to the american people was one of unity. >> it does n
send the united states back into recession. >> barack obama back at work after his election reached out with republicans today saying he wants to reach a solution but only f the ridges are asked to give more. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenge, but i refuse to accept any approach that is not balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors, middle-class families, to pay down the entire deficit while people like me, making over $250,000, are not asked to pay one dime more in taxes. i'm not going to do that. "the very clear word from the newly elected president. what do you think? you have the president inviting congress to the white house next week. is this going to be the meeting where we avoid the fiscal cliff? >> i don't think so. i think republicans and democrats are going to come together to the white house and they will begin their negotiations. this will take a while. it will take a few weeks. democrats and republicans are determined to avoid the fiscal cliff and they both know how important it is. if they do not find
. >> elections chinese-style. the communist party votes for its new central committee as beijing's political transition moves ahead. >> picnics in persia -- a photographer explores the quiet defiance of everyday life. "stop these suicidal policies" -- that was the message from one spanish union leader as millions joint strikes this morning across southern europe. >> it is being called a european day of action and solidarity, and its target is the austerity that is sweeping the region. >> unions say the spending cuts and tax hikes are condemning their countries two years of recession and massive unemployment. >> in a moment, we will get the reaction from brussels and go live to madrid, but first, this report. >> protesters have come to vent their anger, and from early on, by a police in spain were braced for a long day -- riot police in spain were braced for a long day. unemployment stands at 25% in spain, the highest in the european union. every week brings fresh job cuts, and frustration is growing. spain's economy is set to shrink by another 1.5% this year. there were similar scenes in sev
? we had elections in the united states last week, and there will be elections in israel next month, so this action gives a clear opportunity for mr. benjamin netanyahu to show that he is a strong man, that he is able to handle this challenge as he sees it from his position, by the palestinians. >> israel is just saying it is defending itself against palestinian rocket attacks. what is the trigger for all of this violence? >> we have been watching these events developing in the region for years now, rockets being fired in israel, israelis firing back, so who is the main culprit? it is very difficult to answer. both israel and the palestinians do need a political solution of their problems, and there's none in sight. even the most moderate wing within the palestinian movement represented by the palestinian president -- he is going to get an enhanced status at the united nations next month, at least he is trying to go for that, but the israelis say they will not accept it. should he go for it, they will boycott. weather they use violence of diplomatic means, they are always in a very diff
suggested a few months ago he would call an election. members of the opposition are putting more and more pressure on him to follow through. but he faces divisions within his democratic party. noda said during the summer that he would call an election in his words some time soon. he says he stands by his promise. >> translator: i am responsible for my own words, and i take their weight very seriously. >> noda told his party's secretary general on sunday that he's thinking of dissolving the lower house by the end of the year. noda set three conditions for calling the elections including passing a debt financing bill. lawmakers expect to enact the legislation soon. kosishi says dissolving the diet would create a political vacuum. >>> we may soon see more american oil tycoons. yu yu yu yu yuko fukushima joins us now. >> we're hearing that the united states will become the world's largest oil producer within five years. the dramatic prediction by the international energy agency comes as new technologies opens up huge oil reserves underground. the iea said u.s. oil output will surpass that of
corruption. >> chided elects a new leadership only once every 10 years, so it is reason enough for people to be curious, for their security to be tighter than usual. >> ordinary people like me cannot take part in any of this. we have to stay out. >> inside, there was a carefully orchestrated exchange of power. hu jintao said china would never copy a western political system. he then raised china's problem number one. >> we must improve the anti- corruption system and implement a system of responsibility to build a clean government. >> the delegates are all too aware that corruption scandals and misuse of authority are the main reasons for spontaneous demonstrations and unrest. here at the provincial plan for cigarette lighters, workers also fear that economic growth could slow. a decline in foreign demand for chinese products could soon cost them a small piece of prosperity they have secured so far. that is why the communist party leadership is promising to strengthen domestic demand. >> we aim to double 2010 gdp in per-capita income for both urban and rural residents by 2020. >> higher w
on the crucial battleground states and those undecided voters. >> this is an election about big things, about big choices. and that's why in november we're going to elect a person and a team and a people who are gonna come together to bring real change and big change to america. [ cheers and applause ] >> we imagine a better america, and then we work hard to make it happen. that's who we are. that's why i'm asking for your vote. and if you give me your vote, i promise you, you will always have a president who hears your voices. >> in the meantime, sandy unleashed her wrath of fury along the east coast after killing at least 66 people in the caribbean. the monster storm packed hurricane-strength winds, torrential rain, and caused massive damage as it ripped through north carolina, delaware, and up the seaboard through the new york city area. also, microsoft launching its new windows 8 operating system and surface tablet with a major redesign. this is the biggest overhaul of the tech giant's operating software in nearly 20 years. >> what we've done is actually reimagined windows, and we've reimagin
was mourning the death of its first freely elected president, vaclav havel. in 1989, he helped lead the young country from communism to democracy. since the transition was peaceful, it's known as prague's velvet revolution. one thing you can't do in prague is lose track of time. clocks are everywhere, all shapes and sizes. in fact, the city is home to one of the oldest and most unusual clocks in the world. called an "astronomical clock," it dates back to 1410. it not only tells the time, it serves as a sort of planetarium. it shows the positions of the sun and moon, the month, sunrise and sunset, and much more. every hour, people gather to watch a mechanical show that has been running for hundreds of years. it begins with "the walk of the apostles" and ends with death tolling the hour. there's certainly not enough time in one report to show you all the sights. this is just a taste of a city i love. as they say in prague, na shledanou. that means "goodbye." for "teen kids news," i'm lauren. >> that's all for this week. thanks for joining us. >> we'll see you next time with more "teen kids news
his first press conference after the election, and he would like to focus on the economy, but i think the majority of the journalists will just as more about petraeus and about general allen. the cia had eight directors in the past seven years, and it is bad for the cia, bad for the military, and bad for president obama. >> thanks for that. >> in germany, greenpeace is calling for a fresh start in the search for a long term dump for nuclear waste. >> the environmental group says a new commission should be set up to consider a range of possible sites with maximum input from the public. it says that after years of controversy, the government should give up on the old salt mine that has been the longest running candidate. >> research into weather this underground site is the right place to store nuclear waste started 35 years ago. the protests against it are just as old. greenpeace says it is time to change tack and that the search for a storage site for nuclear waste should start from scratch with greater involvement by ordinary people. >> a permanent storage site can only work if there
. obama used the first speech since re-election to outline his plan to cut the federal deficit. he said he wants to raise taxes on the rich and says the majority of americans agree with his approach. >> nobody, not republicans, not democrats, want taxes to go up for folks making under $250,000 a year. so leept's not wait. even as we negotiate a broader deficit reduction package, let's extend the middle class tax cuts right now. >> obama is open to compromise and new ideas and he'll invite john boehner to the white house next week to look for common ground. boehner said higher taxes just for the wealthy are unacceptable. still, republicans and democrats agree on the need to aavoid a so-called fiscal cliff. attention is now focused on whether they can narrow their differences on higher taxes for the rich. >>> top officials from across china are mapping out where the country will go over the next five years. they're taking part in a communist party's congress. much of the process goes on behind closed doors, and that makes the job of journalism that much harder. still the political transition
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